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Benefits Of Blueberries Remain After Freezing Cooking
2013-07-03 08:34:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thanks to widely reported health benefits of blueberries - including the potential to decrease cardiovascular risk factors, enhance insulin sensitivity, improve cognition and more - the little deep blue berries have never been more popular. A recent study led by the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital questioned what happens to the health benefits of blueberries after...

2013-06-06 23:01:17

BerriProducts LLC assures customers that their products are not affected by the recent hepatitis A outbreak due to their high level of quality control and use of locally-sourced berries. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Costco has issued a recall on a frozen antioxidant berry blend packaged by Townsend Farms after people in many states reported becoming ill due to hepatitis A after consuming this product. While Townsend Farms operates out of Oregon, the berry blend they sold did not...

2013-05-10 23:04:45

Brain-related studies currently underway are looking into the ways in which compounds in blueberries can improve brain health in areas related to Parkinson's Disease, cognitive performance in children, balance and hearing. Portland, ME (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 What started 10 years ago with a few studies looking into the impact of blueberry consumption and Alzheimer´s Disease has led to more research relating to Parkinson´s Disease, cognitive performance in children, balance and...

2013-05-09 23:30:43

New varieties of honeyberries are available in 2014. Prairie Grove, AR (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 With thousands of Honeyberries in her research program, Lidia Stuart is considered "the best of the best" when it comes to Honeyberry research and development. Her new Honeyberry, Happy Giant LDS PPAF has it all. Huge berries that measure approximately one inch or more in size, a sweet tangy taste and a high yield of an estimated 20 pounds plus per bush per year. This plant will take Honeyberry...

2013-03-22 12:27:02

Actress, author and TV host Alison Sweeney leads effort to inspire women across America FOLSOM, Calif., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American women are multi-tasking more than ever, but still feel time-strapped(1) and forced to compromise on things like fitness and nutrition - nearly half of all moms say they feel guilty that they're not doing enough to take care of themselves(2). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/NY81978) To help them maintain the energy and...

New Study Offers Insights On Invasive Fly Threatening US Fruit Crops
2013-03-15 13:57:18

North Carolina State University Humans aren´t the only species with a sweet tooth. Research from North Carolina State University shows that the invasive spotted-wing vinegar fly (Drosophila suzukii) also prefers sweet, soft fruit — giving us new insight into a species that has spread across the United States over the past four years and threatens to cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to U.S. fruit crops. “Because we know that D. suzukii prefers softer,...

2013-02-14 23:04:07

Market Fresh Fruit is joining in on celebrating American Heart Month in February with great news about berries and their power packed flavonoids, which actually help protect the heart and reduce the risk of a heart attack. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 In support of Heart Health Month in February it's important to remember that heart disease claims the lives of over half a million Americans each year according to the United States Presidential Proclamation. But three...

Berries Are Good For Your Heart Health
2013-01-15 04:51:42

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s a saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Based on new research, there may be other fruits that should be added to this list. Researchers recently discovered that consuming three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week could help women lower the risk of a heart attack. In the study, the team of investigators looked at the high levels of the dietary flavonoids in blueberries and...

2012-12-28 05:03:48

Sparkling wine isn't just for toasting the New Year, it´s also the perfect pairing with fresh blueberries from Chile in this elegantly surprising new recipe Fresh Blueberry and Pear Champagne Aperitif. This sweet and tangy cold beverage is the perfect starter to ring in 2013, a sophisticated and colorful complement to the year-end celebratory repast. SONOMA, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Sparkling wine isn't just for toasting the New Year, it´s also the perfect pairing with fresh...

2012-11-13 08:31:06

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Foods From Chile (FoodsFromChile.org) launches a yearlong multimedia U.S. campaign that announces with great fanfare a simple message: Fresh Chilean summer food has arrived, just in time for winter. And Chilean food is bountiful in the U.S.: Nearly one billion pounds of fresh fruit are shipped to North America each year from Chile Every day, 7 million people eat fresh Chilean salmon 80% of imported cherries in the U.S. are from Chile and...